Resource Details

Economic Development

Community Development Block Grant – Planning (CDBG-PLNG) Program

Planning​ grant funds support community efforts to address improving community opportunities and vitality. Examples of eligible projects include the development of comprehensive plans, community development plans, and small area and neighborhood plans. Grants are limited to projects that, if implemented, meet a CDBG National Objective. Please see the CDBG-Planning website: https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/LocalGovtsGrants/CDBGPlanningProgram.aspx

Eligibility

How to Apply: CDBG-PLNG Applications are submitted to the Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources. A pre-application meeting or conference call with Division staff is required prior to applying. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Awards are contingent upon eligibility and CDBG-PLNG funding availability. Application materials and submission instructions should be carefully reviewed prior to applying for CDBG-PLNG funds.

Top Benefits

  • Improving community opportunities and vitality

Related Resources

  • Economic Development, Housing, Other

    Rural Community Development Initiative Grants

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

    RCDI grants are awarded to help non-profit housing and community development organizations, low-income rural communities and federally recognized tribes support housing, community facilities and community and economic development projects in rural areas.

  • Business, Economic Development, Start-Up & Entrepreneur, Workforce

    Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

    The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations.

  • Arts & Culture, Broadband & Internet, Economic Development, Housing, Parks & Outdoor Recreation, Transportation

    Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge

    U.S. Department of Agriculture

    The Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge provides cooperative agreement funds to help provide planning support, technical assistance, and training to foster placemaking activities in rural communities.